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Kelebegin Rüyasi (2013)

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In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.

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Credited cast:
... Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu
Mert Firat ... Rustu Onur
... Suzan Özsoy
... Mediha Sessiz
... Behcet Necatigil
... Zikri Ozsoy
Taner Birsel ... Ismail Uslu
Selman Ünlüsoy ... Hasta (as Selman Unlusoy)
Ipek Bilgin ... Muzaffer's Mother
... Kürsat
Seher Devrim Yakut ... Fikriye Onur (as Devrim Yakut)
... Battal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miray Akay
Adem Atbas ... Fatih
Mücahit Avci ... Kenan
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Last days of 1941 summer, the era of Obligation, during the famine atmosphere of the Second World War. In the middle of all this poverty and turmoil, there are two poets in their early twenties: Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu and Rustu Onur. They have been carrying tuberculosis germs in their lungs and love of poetry in their hearts for years. Two poets who have the constant habit of making bets on things that they do not own, make a bet on a beautiful girl. They will both write a poem for her and whichever Suzan likes, the other will fade from the scene.. Written by Anonymous

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22 February 2013 (Turkey)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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TRL 4,577,337 (Turkey), 24 February 2013, Limited Release
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Official submission of Turkey to the Oscars 2014 best foreign language film category. See more »

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When they travel to Istanbul with a ship, a radio newscast announces that the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor attack was on December 7, 1941, which was winter time in Turkey. Back in the 40's, winters were very strong and they can't be traveling on the deck of the ship without coats or any kind of winter wear as depicted in the movie. See more »

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Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu: What is beautiful, Is that we're alive,
Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu: Not that one day, We will die.
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Bornova Gazeli
Music and Lyrics: Anonymous
Performed by Cümbüs Cemaat
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No artistic value, no quality
20 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is a film for only today's Turkish viewer, but could've been a good movie of international scale should it have been made in better hands. Before the seventies, the Turkish film industry was truly international; it was far better than today and had amazingly-talented directors, high-quality actors and actresses, very good writers and expert producers. In the fifties and sixties in particular, it was at its best. "Susuz Yaz", "Aci Hayat", "Kirik Canaklar" and "Duvarlarin Otesi" are just a few to mention from that golden era. And of course the eminent Yilmaz Guney's "Umut" and "Sürü" of the seventies after which the Turkish film industry's universal quality and golden reputation has been being deteriorated rapidly keeping the Oscar possibilities only in dreams.. Today the basic motive in the Turkish film industry is simply money, with a typical Turkish mentality:"Make a quick movie, make'm laugh or cry, and catch quick bucks". They do not give enough time, skills, expertise and dedication to their work today. Again, it's work for money, not for art; all commercial mind. Today, there are only a few good actors and directors in Turkey. And there are no producers that know or do the business well. Only the emerging well- educated, serious, knowledgeable and skilled new generation can bring the Turkish Film back to the level it desperately needs and rightfully deserves.


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